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Northeast named Kent captain

Sep 30, 2015: Sam Northeast has been named as Kent's captain for 2016, succeeding Rob Key in the role

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Kent v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Canterbury, 2nd day

Northeast's landmark day as Kent pile up runs

Sep 2, 2015: Promotion chasing Lancashire will go into day three of their LV= County Championship clash with lowly Kent with survival and batting points uppermost in their minds after the hosts continued to dominate events in Canterbury


NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals

Kent's rowdy bunch find their stride in T20

Aug 14, 2015: One of the most traditional counties has been a revelation in this year's Blast. Sam Billings, recently minted as an England international, wants to join the party

David Hopps

Kent v Essex, NatWest T20 Blast South Group, Canterbury

Northeast sparkles as Kent get back on course

Jun 18, 2015: Sam Northeast's prolific season has failed to win recognition in England's Twenty20 squad for the one-off international against New Zealand but he found consolation when his 90 from 52 balls squeezed Kent to a six-wicket victory against Essex at Canterbur

David Hopps

Somerset v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Taunton

Gayle's six-laden 151* finishes in defeat

May 31, 2015: Chris Gayle's remarkable century on his home debut for Somerset was all in vain as Kent won by three runs in an extraordinary NatWest T20 Blast match at the County Ground.


Kent v Surrey, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Beckenham

Northeast outshines Henriques as Kent win

May 29, 2015: A brilliant 96 by Sam Northeast off 47 balls powered Kent to a 23-run win over Surrey in the NatWest T20 Blast South Group local derby at Beckenham


Hampshire v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Ageas Bowl

Blake blasts Kent to audacious win

May 22, 2015: Alex Blake and captain Sam Northeast combined to put on 108 runs for Kent's sixth wicket and pull off an outstanding heist

Freddie Wilde

Essex v Kent, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Northeast knock leaves match in balance

Apr 20, 2015: Essex launched a fine recovery to leave themselves slight favourites to beat Kent in their County Championship Division Two duel at Chelmsford

Press Association

Kent v Gloucestershire, Canterbury, 4th day

Gloucestershire finish with a flourish

Sep 26, 2014: Gloucestershire finished their County Championship season on a high and denied Kent the chance of a potential fourth-placed Division Two

Press Association

Hampshire v Kent, Ageas Bowl, 1st day

Bell-Drummond, Northeast tons defy Hampshire

Sep 15, 2014: Daniel Bell-Drummond and Sam Northeast, with his third consecutive century, continued to repay Kent's faith by putting their side into a very strong position

Alex Winter at the Ageas Bowl

Kent v Glamorgan, Canterbury, 3rd day

Northeast ton rebuffed by Rees

Sep 2, 2014: Sam Northeast and Gareth Rees starred for Kent and Glamorgan respectively with the bat as their clash appears set to end in a draw.

Press Association

Somerset v Kent, Royal London Cup, Taunton

Northeast, Billings blast Kent to win

Jul 31, 2014: An extraordinary 135 not out off just 58 balls from Sam Billings and a century from Sam Northeast led Kent to a nail-biting Royal London Cup win in a match featuring 754 runs

Press Association

Kent v Surrey, LV= Championship, Guildford, 1st day

Northeast returns all the stronger

Jul 20, 2014: A spell in the Second XI seems to have been just the fillip for Sam Northeast judging by his 91 for Kent against Surrey

Ryan Bailey

Kent v Somerset, NatWest T20, Canterbury

Kent put paid to Somerset's hopes

Jul 18, 2014: Somerset's slim hopes of a quarter-final berth were extinguished by a powerful Kent display

Ryan Bailey

Leicestershire v Kent, Grace Road, 1st day

Northeast ton secures Kent chase

Jul 10, 2014: Sam Northeast hit his first century of the season as Kent cruised to a six-wicket win against Leicestershire at Grace Road

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Kent v Worcestershire, Tunbridge Wells, 1st day

Northeast helps keep Ajmal quiet

May 25, 2014: Sam Northeast is in danger of having a promising future behind him but made a smart half-century to keep Saeed Ajmal at bay as Kent put up a solid total on the opening day with Worcestershire

Paul Edwards at Tunbridge Wells

County news

Key returns to Kent captaincy

Nov 13, 2013: Robert Key has returned to his former position of Kent captain after James Tredwell stood down from the role due to his increasing England commitments

ESPNcricinfo staff

Kent v Lancashire, Canterbury, 4th day

Stevens double ends Lancashire's unbeaten run

Sep 27, 2013: Darren Stevens hit a sumptuous unbeaten 205 to edge Kent over the line for a two-wicket Championship win and condemn champions Lancashire to their first defeat of the campaign

Kent v Essex, Canterbury, 3rd day

Northeast could be handed captaincy

Sep 13, 2013: There are still only two possible victors in this match - Essex and the rain - but Sam Northeast, the great hope for the future in Canterbury, has given his side some hope of scraping a draw they barely deserve

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Canterbury

Glamorgan v Kent, Cardiff, 3rd day

Northeast, Nash lead Kent to victory

Sep 5, 2013: Sam Northeast and Brendan Nash helped guide Kent to only their second County Championship win of the season with a seven-wicket victory over Glamorgan at Cardiff.

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